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    In this activity, learners create a kind of balance device using a wire coat hanger, some string, and paper cups. Learners use the balance to see how many jellybeans equals an apple, or create a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Experiment with friction and make bearings for a whirligig! This activity is a nice introduction to friction and bearings and demonstrates why bearings are useful for spinning. A related video show...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Experiment with liquids of different densities and create liquid layers. For example, oil and water have different densities: oil floats on water because it is less dense than water. A liquid that...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make a kite out of a garbage bag, shower curtain, painting tarp--anything light, thin, flexible and plastic! This fun activity has step-by-step instructions on how to make a triangle kite or semi...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Create a painting by blowing air out of a straw. Push liquid acrylic paint around on some watercolor paper by aiming short bursts of air onto the paint puddle. See what happens when you use...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make a parachute out of tissue paper, tape, and string. Then, learners test their parachute to see how many paper clips it can carry. Next, learners design a parachute...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours

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